Grandma’s Vanilla Pudding /Pastry Filling recipe
4 eggs beaten
1 cup of sugar
2 cups whole milk
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup cold water
2 heaping TBSP all purpose flour
In a medium sauce pan, mix sugar and milk together and bring to a rapid boil on a medium-high heat. Boil for about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool for about 2-3 minutes. Temper the eggs with the hot milk mixture and then add into the saucepan and return to the heat. Stir constantly. Add the vanilla and continue to stir.
Meanwhile in a small separate bowl, whisk together the cold water and flour until smooth. Add to the egg mixture and continue to stir on medium-high heat until the mixture begins to thicken. Once it thickens up to a more pudding like consistency remove from heat and set aside. You can use for banana pudding, or as pastry cream for fruit tarts.
Can be served warm or chilled.
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